GMS July 1998 Family #564 - Philippines
GMS FAMILY #564 is located over the Philippines, centrally at 11.18 latitude 121.74 longitude. The system lasted 51 hours and is presented here inside a 40 degree window, where the center of the CS is designated by a diamond.
Using the CTread software available at this site a match was found between the CT database and TRMM data by searching on July 3, 1998, latitude 12.3, longitude 119.4, nominal time of GMT 21. To view the search output click here.
Images of TRMM parameters and DX parameters associated with this timestep
|NEAR SURFACE||TMI 85.5 GHZ||TMI 85.5 GHZ|
|HEIGHT||HEIGHT||DX CLOUD TOP|
|OF STORM||OF FREEZING||TEMPERATURE|
Because of the nature of the TRMM orbit a match between the datasets does not always result in TRMM data coverage for an entire CS area. This can be seen in family #564 at the 45th hour. Complete coverage of the CS area can be seen by viewing a complete image of the DX parameter. Animation of the DX cloud top temperature over the lifecycle of the family can be viewed by clicking the link below.
|DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE||DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE|
|TRMM VIEW||DX VIEW|
|Animation of Cloud Top temperature -Family #564|